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Closed Society: November 28, 2012

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The Immigration and Population Authority has issued a new procedure, under which a stateless person may seek to be recognized as such by the state without fear of arrest, but will be denied social rights for over 10 years from the date of the request. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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November 28th, 2012 at 5:02 pm

Economy and Society: March 1, 2012‎

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Over 20% of social workers employed by nonprofit organizations or who provide services to government ministries have not received the wage increases agreed upon as a result of their three-week strike last year.

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March 1st, 2012 at 3:02 pm

Economy: 8 March, 2011

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Female Job Immigrants in Israel work in bad conditions, earn low wages, and have no social benefits, a new report by the “Kav La-Oved” (“an open line to the worker”) group says. Occasionally, they even suffer violence and sexual assoults. The workers, who in some cases work around the clock, and don’t speak Hebrew, are afraid to complain,

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March 8th, 2011 at 8:19 pm